Ryan was born in Baton Rouge and raised in Denham Springs, and went on to study Construction Management at LSU. In 2007, after completing his internship with Moss and Associates in Ft. Lauderdale while attending LSU, Ryan moved to Panama City Beach to complete construction on the Bay County Annex Correctional Facility as a project engineer. From there, he moved to New Orleans, where he went on to manage projects in the Greater New Orleans area ranging from Correctional Facilities, The WWII Museum 4th phase in New Orleans, LB Landry High School, Hahnville High School, and several Corp of Engineer Projects.
In 2015 Ryan partnered with Tom and Nauman to form NFT Group, LLC. Ryan is responsible for overseeing all operations of NFT Group.